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US Politics & Gov't

Did You Know, Do You Care? - More Than 600,000 Americans Are Homeless On Any Given Night
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: USA, Homelessness, Government, ethics? )

- 1594 days ago -
More than 600,000 Americans are homeless on a given night, according to the latest government data, which conducts a count on a specific night in January every year. Nearly a quarter are children and a third were living in unsheltered places like parks...
DEMENTED: Hawaii State Rep. Smashes Homeless Peoples' Stuff With a Sledgehammer
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dishonesty, ethics, politics, news, homelessness, Hawaii, u.s. )

- 1674 days ago -
The Rep. roams the streets and looks for homeless people in order to literally smash their possessions.
Homelessness - The Mole People of America - Who Cares?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: homelessness, constitution, freedoms, economy, healthcare, housing, obama, usa, government, news, socialsecurity, healthcare, media )

- 1891 days ago -
Homeless 'mole people', discovered in underground tunnels and shanty homes living in squalor, in Kansas City Missouri are evicted. What are the causes? What if this happens to You? Any Solutions Possible?
Mayor "1%" Bloomberg Tries to Make It Harder for Homeless to Get Into Shelters
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, poverty, economy, homelessness, ethics )

- 2412 days ago -
Last week the Bloomberg administration announced new eligibility rules that would make it harder for homeless people to get into city shelters, a cost-cutting measure astutely timed to coincide with the approach of winter.
Why Homelessness Is Becoming An Occupy Wall Street Issue
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, Occupy Wall Street, homelessness, protest, logistics of protest, personal needs, media, news, economy )

- 2431 days ago -
What the Occupy Wall Streeters are beginning to discover, and homeless people have known all along, is that most ordinary activities are illegal when performed in American streets.
Social Security Benefits Threatened, Take Action NOW!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, congress, corruption, socialsecurity, poverty, unemployment, homelessness, propaganda, economy, americans, politics, republicans, elections )

- 2874 days ago -
Republicans are gaining support of some Democrats to cut Social Security benefits and raise the retirement age. Please sign petition, note article, and message your friends to do the same!
Second Round of Homelessness for Katrina Victims as Fema Prepates to Enforce June 1 Deadline
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: katrina victims, human rights, human rights violation, homelessness, evictions, FEMA. FEMA trailers, bushadministration, obama )

- 3309 days ago -
The move by FEMA to enforce the June 1st eviction date for Gulf Region residents who live in temporary trailers not only lacks basic compassion but is also a derogation of the government's responsibilities to uphold fundamental human rights. If FEMA moves
End Homelessness! (Change Org.)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: USA, Homelessness, Poor people vs Rich people, injustice, social welfare )

- 3349 days ago -
The View From Tent City, U.S.A. "Having worked the streets of Nashville, Tennessee as a homeless outreach specialist for the past two years, I've had ample opportunity to spend time in a number of homeless encampments, or "tent cities"...
Family Homelessness Rising in the United States
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: economy, politics, society, homelessness, americans )

- 3508 days ago -
President-elect Barack Obama has vowed to help middle-class U.S. homeowners facing foreclosure, but he has said little about how he will help low-income families made homeless by a worsening economy.
Homelessness Increases Under Bloomberg's Plan
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, homelessness, poverty )

- 3724 days ago -
Four years into Mayor Bloomberg's five year plan to end homelessness in New York City, more people than ever spent time in a shelter last year
People's Organizing for Housing in Venezuela
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: homelessness, housing, solutions, Venezuela )

- 3739 days ago -
"Currently, we have 75 occupied buildings in Caracas and 165 nationally" says Gascuez, pointing to other adjacent buildings also run through the collectives. (Hmmmm......and we happen to have a mortgage crisis to add to our homeless populations in the U.S
SWAT Teams Disperse Crowd of Hundreds Awaiting Housing Applications
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: housing, HUD, homelessness, usa )

- 3750 days ago -
BOCA RATON, Fla. - Police in riot gear intervened Wednesday when hundreds of people seeking a chance at subsidized housing grew frustrated after officials ran out of applications.

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